Sunday, 19 November 2017


Blackcaps lose opening Twenty20 against India by 53 runs

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DELHI: The Blackcaps have been outclassed by India in their opening Twenty20 clash, falling short by 53 runs in Delhi. They never threatened the huge total of 202 for three posted by their hosts, and lost regular wickets as the run-rate spiralled out of control. Mitchell Santner blasted a couple ...

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Sarfraz rejects Chandimals witchcraft claim


Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has dismissed Sri Lankan Test captain Dinesh Chandimal’s claim that the Lankans won the Test series because of “witchcraft” and receiving blessings from a sorcerer, the Hindustan Times reported. “We lost the two Tests because of our poor batting and that is all,” Sarfraz said. “If ...

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ICC gives clean chit to Virat Kohli for using walkie talkie


DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday gave a clean chit to India skipper Virat Kohli who was seen using a walkie talkie during the first T20 International against New Zealand in New Delhi. Kohli was sitting at the dug-out and TV footage showed him talking on the walkie ...

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WATCH: England batsman Alastair Cook names his All Time XI

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LONDON: England’s cricketer and former captain Alastair Cook has unveiled his all-time great World XI cricket team featuring some of the greatest and iconic players. All the cricketers chosen are those who have played with or against Cook with one exception. Therefore, Cook has picked former England legend Graham Gooch ...

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Chris Gayle wins defamation case against Australia media

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MELBOURNE: West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle has won the defamation case against an Australian media which alleged that he exposed himself to a female massage therapist during a Sydney training session in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Following less than two hours of deliberation, the jury at the New ...

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After Australia, working with Pakistan is a good experience: Arthur


SYDNEY: Pakistan cricket team Head Coach Micky Arthur stated that after Australia his experience with Pakistan team remain good. “PCB has given me full authority to work for betterment of the team,” he said. The head coach further said that he has fallen in love with coaching job.  “You become ...

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Indian Cricket Team Can Help Pakistan in Becoming No.1 T20I Team


NEW DELHI: Indian Cricket Team, who recently defeated New Zealand in the three-match ODI series, will now aim to clinch the three-match T20I series against the Black Caps and in that process, the Men in Blue can help their arch-rivals Pakistan to top the ICC T20I Team Ranking chart. Currently, ...

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Malik desires to win a World Cup


LAHORE: Veteran cricketer Shoaib Malik has expressed his desire to win a World Cup for Pakistan saying only a World Cup is missing from my honour. “I still want to play a few more years. I come to the ground every morning and practice hard. I don’t know about tomorrow ...

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Hafeez leaves for England to have bowling action examined


LAHORE: Pakistan all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez has left for England where he will have his bowling action examined. On October 19, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that Hafeez had been reported for a suspect bowling action during the third ODI against Sri Lanka. According to the spokesman of ICC, the ...

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Shoaib, Sania, Shadab engage in fun Twitter conversation


LAHORE: Sania Mirza – wife of cricketer Shoaib Malik – her husband and cricketer Shadab Khan engaged in a funny conversation on Twitter following the culmination of Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka. Chalen phir is pe?? #MOM #Manoftheseries @realshoaibmalik — Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) October 29, 2017 Yes yes! Jaldi ...

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